Military Charles Lamb War in a Stringbag

ISBN 13: 9780304297788

War in a Stringbag

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9780304297788: War in a Stringbag

Commander Charles Lamb fought an exceptional war piloting the slow and obsolete Fairey Swordfish. Antiquated as it was, the "Stringbag" still outmaneuvered almost any other aircraft--especially with Lamb at the controls. Go with him into the thick of the action--landing on the Courageous just before she sinks; flying 29 sorties over northern Europe; attacking E-boats through the nine days of Dunkirk. Also experience the terror of being shot down...and living to soar again, defending Malta and the Mediterranean. A rare story of courage.

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Charles Lamb was born in 1914, and went to sea as an apprentice with the Clan Line in 1930. He later served as a Midshipman in the RNR , and joined the RAF in 1935 to learn to fly. He transferred to the Fleet Air Arm in 1938, flew throughout the war, and was given a permanent commission in 1945. He remained active in naval and public affairs until his death in 1981.

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An epic account of a legendary aircraft and the men who flew in it...his peronsal courage, determination and resilience shine through every page and stand as an inspiration for all who serve in today's FAA * NAVY NEWS *

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Charles Lamb
Published by Littlehampton Book Services Ltd (1977)
ISBN 10: 030429778X ISBN 13: 9780304297788
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Book Description Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M030429778X

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